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Medal - Commonwealth Celebrations Victoria Gold Commemorative 1901 (AD)
Awarded to: McIntyre, John (Sir)
Other Details: Medal issued in 1901 to commemorate Commonwealth celebrations in Victoria. It names Sir John McIntyre, M.L.A. in the seat of Maldon. McIntyre was a businessman as well as a politician. He worked several mining claims successfully, settled at Bendigo, and established an apothecary and gold-buying business.
A gold oval medal voided to form a cross, on which 5 stars, below crown flanked by flage of Great Britain and Australia; supported on purple ribbon from bar with loop and pin
Voided oval to form a cross, on which 5 stars, below crown flanked by flage of Great Britain and Australia; supported on purple ribbon from bar with loop and pin; around, COMMONWEALTH CELEBRATIONS . VICTORIA . MAY 1901 .
Engraved THE HON / SIR JOHN McINTYRE MLA.
Donation from Sir John McIntyre - M.L.A., 26 Feb 1990
Bar: ADVANCE AUSTRALIA VICTORIA obverse: COMMONWEALTH CELEBRATIONS . VICTORIA . MAY 1901 . Reverse engraved THE HON / SIR JOHN McINTYRE MLA.
Type of item
41 mm (Width), 95 mm (Height), 18.77 g (Weight)
Exhibition Collection Management
95 mm (Length), 41 mm (Width), 6 mm (Height)
Oval with crown and ribbon